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Northrop Grumman Delivers 51st US Navy E-2D

Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye under construction for the US Navy [© Northrop Grumman]

Northrop Grumman Corporation has successfully delivered the 51st, and last MYP 1, US Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye production aircraft.

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Press Release, St. Augustine, 21 January 2022: Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully delivered the 51st U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye production aircraft, AA-52.

The aircraft represents the last to be delivered under the Multi-Year Procurement (MYP) 1 contract. AA-52 is equipped with the Delta System/Software Configuration (DSSC) Build 3, which provides an additional leap in operational effectiveness and technology for the E-2D with the incorporation of aerial refuelling and a dwell-based tracker.

MYP 2 deliveries will begin this year, with increasing, game-changing capability enhancements for the Navy and joint force to outpace evolving threats.

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